Ted Strickland's file


Democrat from Ohio

Ted Strickland was governor of Ohio from 2007 through 2010. He lost his bid for re-election in 2010 to Republican John Kasich.

The PolitiFact scorecard

Recent statements by and about Ted Strickland

Recent stories featuring Ted Strickland

Truth often elusive in race for Ohio's governor

PolitiFact Ohio was primed for this fall"s hard-fought governor"s race, ready to examine the candidates" statements on how they would lead the state out of economic hard times and deal with a multibillion-dollar budget hole.

But the two leading candidates, Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland and Republican challenger John Kasich, haven"t come through with those details. They have, however, spent lots of time bashing each other.

And when the candidates did focus on the positive and tout their own records, truth didn"t necessarily rule the day.